Robert Koch

Commander, Submarine Squadron

APRA HARBOR, Guam (Feb. 22, 2016) Machinist Mate Weapons Chief Petty Officer, Robert Koch, explains a torpedo launch to Ms. ThucMinh Nguyen, Senate Armed Forces Committee Professional Staff Member for Senator John McCain, in the torpedo room of Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) during a submarine tour. Nquyen and staff came to Guam and toured various commands, including Key West, to review U.S. activities and engagements with Japanese and Korean partners and to receive briefings from United States Forces Korea and United States Pacific Command regarding U.S. activities in the Pacific theater.

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication 1st Class Jamica Johnson)

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